Campaign Ethics and Open Government
The CLC supports legislative efforts toward ethics reform, particularly efforts to deal with the issues of campaign finance and the influence of lobby money on the legislative process.
- Reduce undue influence, abuse, and the appearance of corruption under the present system of unlimited campaign contributions in Texas.
- Strengthen the Texas Ethics Commission and empower it to investigate election and ethics violations. Record significant votes in the legislature.
- Disclose information about the source of large contributions to election campaigns and related ad campaigns.
- Strengthen accountability in state contracting and auditing practices.
Follow the Money – The nation’s most complete resource for information on money in state politics.
Open Secrets – Your guide to the money in U.S. elections.
Burka on Civility Ruthless People (pdf)
IGE Survey of Likely Voters Views of Campaign Conduct (pdf)
Sample Letter on Campaign Conduct (pdf)
Allowed & Not Allowed (pdf)